Concacaf Champions League

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Matt Pollard, Editor - May 9, 2023

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week, Last Word SC Radio is back. We get caught up on MLS with a game of Potatoes and Eggs. Matt, Rachael, Harvey, and Raheem each pick a team we feel has underperformed expectations and exceeded expectations so far. We also discuss the state of Chicago Fire and New […]

lafc vs alajuelense
Matt Pollard, Editor - Mar 9, 2023

PREVIEW – Los Angeles FC kickoff their 2023 Concacaf Champions League run tonight at 7:00 PM PT against L.D. Alajuelense of Costa Rica at Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto. The second leg will be back in Los Angeles next week on March 15. LAFC had their opening game at the Rose Bowl postponed, so they’ve played […]

Felipe Vallejo - Mar 9, 2023

ANALYSIS – The Vancouver Whitecaps ran riot against Real CD Espana at BC Place on Saturday, finishing the game 5-0. With new players in the lineup, it looked like the Whitecaps turned a new gear in this crucial first-leg match in their Round of 16 ties of the Concacaf Champions League. Here are three Whitecaps takeaways […]

MLS: Seattle Sounders FC at Vancouver Whitecaps FC With Julian Gressel and Pedro Vite in the Expected Vancouver Whitecaps Predicted Lineup
Felipe Vallejo - Mar 8, 2023

PREVIEW – The Vancouver Whitecaps face the difficult task of playing in various competitions, including the Concacaf Champions League on Wednesday vs Real CD Espana. With so many competitions and only 20 senior roster players, there will likely be some rotation in the starting XI for Wednesday’s game. Vancouver Whitecaps Predicted Lineup vs Real CD […]

MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Minnesota United FC With Brian White’s Headshot
Felipe Vallejo - Mar 7, 2023

PREVIEW – The Vancouver Whitecaps will embark on their first Concacaf Champions League journey since 2015 this season, starting on Wednesday against Honduran side Real Club Deportivo Espana at home. With two losses under the Whitecaps’ belt, their tumultuous start to the season might be cause for concern. However, this game might be the opportunity […]

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Forward, Lucas Cavallini, Celebrates a Voyageurs as the Whitecaps' First SCCL Opponent is Real CD España
Felipe Vallejo - Nov 8, 2022

PREVIEW – On Monday, Vancouver Whitecaps’ first opponent in the 2023 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League was announced as Real CD España. Not many MLS or Whitecaps fans may know about the 12-time Honduran champions. However, today we will be taking a closer look at what kind of team Vancouver will face in the opening fixture […]

Philadelphia Union's Kai Wagner passes the ball in the Concacaf Champions League
Adam Kennedy - Sep 30, 2022

Kai Wagner is potentially the best left-back in Major League Soccer. The German has been linked with a Premier League switch to Leeds United. But is The Whites’ interest in the German justified? It’s refreshing that Jesse March is looking towards some of his compatriots when signing players to play at Elland Road. Tyler Adams […]

Los Angeles Galaxy "mature" in win at Dignity Health Sports Park
Rob Jalón - Aug 14, 2022

A four-goal first-half fiesta took the Los Angeles Galaxy back above the playoff line as they overwhelmed the Vancouver Whitecaps 5-2 Saturday night at home. The win came as the Galaxy “mature” in win against the Whitecaps. It was the first time the Galaxy scored five goals since the Bruce Arena days in 2016, but […]

Seattle Sounders SCCL Win

The Seattle Sounders have made history as the first MLS team to win the Concacaf Champions League, with a 4-2 aggregate win over Pumas.

ccl final preview
Matt Pollard, Editor - May 3, 2022

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, the boys are back to preview the CCL Final second leg on Wednesday. Matt, Dan, and Harvey are joined by Jamie Rooke, our New England Revolution beat writer. Last Word SC Radio: CCL Final Preview We do MLS Red Light, Green Light, Yellow […]

Seattle Sounders SCCL Pumas

The Seattle Sounders went to Mexico and managed to draw Pumas, courtesy of a couple penalty calls and some pure Concacaf chaos.

Seattle Sounders Pumas SCCL Frei

The Seattle Sounders are going to the Concacaf Champions League final after topping NYCFC, 4-2 on aggregate in the semifinals.

Fredy Montero Seattle Sounders SCCL

The Seattle Sounders have booked their ticket to the Concacaf Champions League semifinals against New York City FC after defeating Club León.

New England Revolution Pumas CCL
Jamie Rooke - Mar 17, 2022

After storming into a comfortable lead in the first leg, the Revs threw it away and are now out of CCL thanks to a penalty shootout defeat.

New England Revolution forward Adam Buksa celebrates his goal on March 9, 2022
Jamie Rooke - Mar 15, 2022

PREVIEW – The New England Revolution may be coming off of a shocking loss to Real Salt Lake, but the CONCACAF Champions League is a different story. The current Supporters’ Shield holders put three past Pumas in the first leg at Foxborough and now the return leg is in store. Can the Revolution bounce back […]

ccl quarterfinals
Matt Pollard, Editor - Mar 15, 2022

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Harvey get together to discuss so many things. We debate “Doors or Wheels?” Then we do Thumbs Up, Down, and Sideways on MLS Week 3. The duo then recaps the first leg matches of the CCL Quarterfinals and looks ahead to […]

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Los Angeles Galaxy Winger Tyler Boyd has often been the offensive spark the Galaxy has needed this season. He celebrates his goal against LAFC on May 23, 2023. (Photo Credit: LA Galaxy)
Rob Jalón - Mar 15, 2022

To say the Los Angeles Galaxy seeks consistency is to call the Pacific a lake. They’ll hope to turn their 2-0 midweek win over baby LAFC in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 on Tuesday, May 23, into a veritable winning streak. But the Galaxy will have Charlotte FC in their way as the […]

MLS: Toronto FC at D.C. United With TFC Drama

Toronto FC has not had much success recently as a result, some TFC drama is happening. As the games become more important the later the season continues, it is vital for TFC to ignore the drama and get ready for an important road game against D.C. United. Both teams being eliminated from the Canadian Championship […]

Revs look to recover from three losses on the spin
Jamie Rooke - Mar 15, 2022

The New England Revolution have hit something of a bump in the road with three losses on the spin. Both league play and cup action has fallen by the wayside, the trio of defeats coming all away from home. Next up is the visit of the Chicago Fire to Gillette Stadium… Three Losses on the […]

MLS: Canadian Championship Semifinal-Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Pacific FC at the CanChamp Final
Felipe Vallejo - Mar 15, 2022

ANALYSIS – The Vancouver Whitecaps reached their second consecutive Canadian Championship final on Wednesday night at Starlight Stadium, as they brushed past Canadian Premier League side Pacific FC with a 3-0 victory. The victory was dampened, however, after a brutal tackle on Canadian starlet, Ali Ahmed resulted in over 17 minutes of stoppages as he was […]

LA Galaxy Attacking Midfielder Riqui Puig Scored a Lovely Solo Goal in the Galaxy’s 2-0 Win Over Lafc in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 on May 23, 2023. (Photo Credit: LA Galaxy)
Rob Jalón - Mar 15, 2022

Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Galaxy bounced back from two consecutive road losses last week with a spirited 2-0 win over LAFC in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 on May 23, 2023. The Round of 16 El Tráfico victory will be a palette cleanser after the Galaxy’s recent 3-0 away loss. It means […]

NWSL: Angel City FC at Racing Louisville FC With Christen Press Having the Ball
Connor Marshall - Mar 15, 2022

In a conversation with NWSL commissioner Jessica Berman on August 28, 2022, Angel City owner Natalie Portman told her that the NWSL’s broadcasting was “not sustainable”. That behind-the-scenes exchange was made public through the new HBO Documentary “Angel City”. That fact alone shows that Portman and the other Angel City owners have already lived up […]

MLS: Canadian Championship-Forge FC at Montreal FC in the CF Montreal vs Forge FC game

PREVIEW – CF Montreal will face a familiar opponent in Forge FC on May 24 in the Canadian Championship at Saputo Stadium (Stade Saputo). Both teams have met each other in the Canadian Championship twice, with Montreal winning both times. CF Montreal vs Forge FC: Expectations on Wednesday Une place en finale du Championnat canadien […]

The LA Galaxy Fell Further Down the Western Conference Table With a 3-0 Loss vs. D.C. United on May 20, 2023. (Photo Credit: LA Galaxy)
Rob Jalón - Mar 15, 2022

Washington, D.C. – The Los Angeles Galaxy fell further down the Western Conference table with a demoralizing 3-0 away loss to D.C. United on May 20, 2023. After two matches won last week, LA fell to two road defeats in four days, which culminated in conceding three self-inflicted goals in nine minutes that sealed their fate. […]